Incredible Little App for Designers, Decorators, Stagers!

Home Stager with 2 Hounds Design + Home Staging

I'm always looking for what is coming down the pipes which will be new and exciting in the interior design/decorating field.

What will be the next big trend colour, what colours are going to be the staple for years to come, who's the hot new designers to watch...questions I'm always asking. I had not thought about one aspect of design I realized.

So I went looking and I have to say, I think you will be very excited! Yes, you can thank me! LOL

Technology in my mind was the newist insulation, wind turbine, non-toxic glue etc. Technology was therefore mostly about the materials. I have design software...but I'm terrible slow at it and therefore always chose drafting paper and scaled drawing.

To me, design software (that's a hint) has become sononamous with 'evil' and ment to 'break me' reduce me to tears curled up in a ball in the corner of my office.

Till today!



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Isabel Gomes
Gomes Design - London, ON
Interior Decorator, Stager - London, Ont

Great.  I just do manual drafting as well.  It would be useful to keep track of floor layouts at hand.

May 07, 2009 04:54 AM #1
Li Read
Sea to Sky Premier Properties (Salt Spring) - Salt Spring Island, BC
Caring expertise...knowledge for you!

Very interesting!    Thanks for sharing this.

May 07, 2009 04:57 AM #2
Ginger Foust
Certified Staging Professional - Oakhurst, CA
Home Stager Oakhurst CA, Dream Interior Redesign & Staging

Dane, you're excited about this because it's phone compatible or because it appears simple?  Have you used Icovia's product?  It's free, it easily and from this video it does almost everything that they showed us.  Available through most large furniture manufacturer's like Thomasville.  If it something else in this product that excites you then share that with us. 

May 07, 2009 06:19 AM #3
Julie Davis, Amy Blank - Rediscovered Interiors, LLC
Rediscovered Interiors, LLC - Andover, MN

Very cool...I like that it is something you can utilize on the spot when needed.  Thanks for sharing!!!

May 07, 2009 08:18 AM #4
Toronto's 2 Hounds Design: Decorating + Staging
2 Hounds Design + Home Staging - Toronto, ON

Ginger, to be able to pull out your pPhone and take a photo of a tile or carpet...anything, and show a client what it would look like in there space is incredible. What's not to get excited about?

I think $4.99 is almost free too!

Julie, Amy, I think it's pretty cool too! There are times when I'm not able to sit in front of my computer but could work on furniture layouts, trying out different colours anything. Like sitting in the Dr. office or anywhere I find myself without my computer.

You are welcome Sea to Sky!

Isabel, hi!


May 07, 2009 02:08 PM #5
Cathy Lee
CL Design Services Home Staging - Danville, CA

WOW!  Mark is very cool! I did not know about him-thanks for sharing!! 

May 07, 2009 02:44 PM #6
Kathy Nielsen - Marietta, GA
Atlanta Georgia Home Stager

I love this Dane.  There's a lot to be said to share with a prospect, while at the home, the visual you have planned for their home.  For an occupied, the home owner is typically looking for solutions on how to arrange the room.  This would allow for some "instant" suggestions.

Thanks for sharing.  I'm going to bookmark and look to get this application.


May 08, 2009 06:31 AM #7
Margaret Oscilia
Creative Concepts-Home Staging and Contracting, Salem Oregon - Salem, OR
Home Stager, Salem Oregon

I agree - very cool applications and love it that I could do it at a clients home quicly!

May 09, 2009 01:05 AM #8
Margaret Gehr
Chicagoland Home Staging LLC - Naperville, IL

I to usually manually draft...I do not use CAD or Icovia very often and I find its just to time consuming. If I could just shoot a photo..well I be checking this out too. Thanks for sharing.

May 12, 2009 04:30 PM #9
Allegra Dioguardi
Styled and Sold Home Staging and Staging Training - Westhampton Beach, NY
Home Staging & Training, Suffolk Co. Long Island

I love the on the go aspect of this, thanks!

May 14, 2009 11:42 AM #10
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